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The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s
The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s
by Colleen (edt) Aycock
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This volume presents fifteen detailed biographies of some of the first African American and black champions and challengers of the early prize ring. Boxers covered range from Tom Molineaux, a slave who won freedom and fame in the ring in the early 1800s;... (read more)

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Art of Boxing and Manual of Training: The Deluxe Edition
Art of Boxing and Manual of Training: The Deluxe Edition
by William Edwards
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In 1888, William Edwards wrote "The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training" with the help of his friend and former ring opponent, Arthur Chambers. One of the earliest American books on the subject, "The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training" features... (read more)

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Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life
Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life
by Jim Kershner
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Carl Maxey was, in his own words, "a guy who started from scratch - black scratch." He was sent, at age five, to the scandal-ridden Spokane Children's Home and then kicked out at age eleven with the only other "colored" orphan. Yet Maxey managed to make... (read more)

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Learn'n More about Boxing Handbook/Guide for Kids, Parents, and Coaches
Learn'n More about Boxing Handbook/Guide for Kids, Parents, and Coaches
by Bob Swope
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This is a practical guide book for parents and young kids learning to box. It has 528 individual pictures, illustrations, and charts to look at. It covers all the basic boxing fundamentals, both offensively and defensively, young boxers will need to be... (read more)

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Mi Vida Loca: The Crazy and Unbelievable Life of Johnny Tapia
Mi Vida Loca: The Crazy and Unbelievable Life of Johnny Tapia
by Johnny Tapia
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(My) life's been pretty tragic, Tapia recollects. But in the ring, it's been a blessing. Mi Vida Loca is not just a nickname for Tapia, but a legendary tale of a life lived over the edge and back. There is only one winner in boxing. Fighting against your... (read more)

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Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World
Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World
by Mark Collings
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Many regard Muhammad Ali simply as “The Greatest” heavyweight of all time. Others admire his battles against racial injustice and religious intolerance. A few just call him “Dad.” They are all here in this book—fifty men and... (read more)

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Bring It to the Ring: A Boxing Yearbook and Inspirational Message to Today's Youths
Bring It to the Ring: A Boxing Yearbook and Inspirational Message to Today's Youths
by Eric Alan Rineer
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This yearbook, which provides a behind-the-scenes look at professional boxing, is intended to encourage young people to set high goals in life and, more importantly, to conquer those goals - no matter which sport or profession you choose in life. The... (read more)

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King of the World Muhammad Ali & the Rise of an American Hero
King of the World Muhammad Ali & the Rise of an American Hero
by David Remnick
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Focuses on Cassius Clay's early career from before the unexpected 1964 defeat of Sonny Liston to his refusal to be drafted to Vietnam in 1967. This is as much a social history, rooted in American popular culture, as it is a boxing biography, while the... (read more)

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The Black Lights
The Black Lights
by Thomas Hauser
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Originally published in 1986 (McGraw-Hill), The Black Lights was the first book that fully explored the sport and business of professional boxing. Upon joining the training camp of superlightweight Billy Costello, Thomas Hauser was given unprecedented... (read more)

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The Guv'nor
The Guv'nor
by Lenny Mclean
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Paperback edition of the biography of bare knuckle fighter -turned movie actor, Lenny McLean, which was a huge seller in hardback, selling over 1,000,000 copies. Needless to say, paperback sales will be massive.... (read more)

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The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle
The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle
by Robert Anasi
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In his last year of eligibility, Robert Anasi, age thirty-two, decided to fight in the Golden Gloves tournament, the premier event in amateur boxing. "The gym becomes a way of life," he explains, and so it does for the reader, as Anasi ushers us into the... (read more)

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Dick Tiger: Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal
Dick Tiger: Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal
by Adeyinka Makinde
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Dick Tiger was perhaps the greatest fighter to come out of the African continent. Emerging from an environment devoid of substantive traditions in boxing, he would overcome a litany of obstacles before becoming a two-time undisputed world middleweight... (read more)

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The Life and Crimes of Don King: The Shame of Boxing in America
The Life and Crimes of Don King: The Shame of Boxing in America
by Jack Newfield
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A new, updated edition of Jack Newfield's hard-hitting unauthorized biography of boxing kingpin Don King, source of the Emmy-winning film starring Ving Rhames. With a new epilogue. Working his way out of a life of street crime and numbers running - and... (read more)

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Thai Boxing (Martial Arts Basics)
Thai Boxing (Martial Arts Basics)
by Martin Folan
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Part of a new Martial Arts Basics series of illustrated paperbacks designed to provide clear, expert advice for students of the most popular martial arts disciples. Each title in the series is written by a highly qualified master/teacher. The double-page... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness: A Non-Contact Boxing Training Manual
The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness: A Non-Contact Boxing Training Manual
by Hilary Lissenden
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A comprehensive, practical guide to non-contact boxing - looks at workouts in an individual, group or class setting. Learn how to improve clients' body composition, heart-lung stamina, strength, speed, co-ordination, balance and flexibility. It also... (read more)

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Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler
Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler
by Randy Roberts
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Roberts tells of the building of this record, including accounts of Dempsey's forays into Hollywood, the controversy over his alleged draft-dodging, his long life after retirement, and his enduring legacy as one of the greatest fighters in boxing history.... (read more)

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How to Handle the P.A.L.I.N. Factor
How to Handle the P.A.L.I.N. Factor
by By Dr Ezra Aniebue
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FIGHT P.A.L.I.N. FACTOR and WINWhoever has said that P.A.L.I.N Factor is unstoppable is yet to see the strategies outlined in this book. This writing outlines 32 rounds of intellectual battles that are needed in order to handle the P.A.L.I.N. Factor."The... (read more)

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The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender to #45472
The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender to #45472
by Rubin Carter
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On May 26, 1967, the spiraling career of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, then the top contender for the world middleweight boxing crown, came to a shuddering and tragic halt: he and a young fan were found guilty of murder of three white people in a New Jersey... (read more)

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Boxing's Ten Commandments: Essential Training for the Sweet Science
Boxing's Ten Commandments: Essential Training for the Sweet Science
by Alan Lachica
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This boxing handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth coaching for serious contenders. Weaving fundamental skills into a progression of drills that hone technique in increasingly complex, demanding, and realistic fighting situations, the handbook aids ... (read more)

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The Arc of Boxing: The Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science
The Arc of Boxing: The Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science
by Mike Silver
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Spanning more than 100 years of cultural history, this book examines the ways that representations of Scottish identity in Scotland and abroad have influenced and responded to the rapid changes of modernity since 1890. Popular representations of Scottish... (read more)

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